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Ugandan Police Arrest Hopefuls for 2016 Presidential Vote

Ugandan police on Thursday arrested a former prime minister who has launched a direct challenge to veteran President Yoweri Museveni by seeking the ruling party's nomination in the 2016 presidential election. Amama Mbabazi, who Museveni sacked last year in what was seen as a power struggle, was detained on his way to Mbale town, east of Kampala, to meet supporters. Aides said he was promoting his bid for the National Resistance Movement's nomination. Police had banned him from...

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